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Can Shorter Wait Times Benefit An Ailing Chipotle Mexican Grill ?

by Trefis Team
Recently, Chipotle Mexican Grill  (NYSE: CMG) announced that it had completed the roll out of its “Smarter Pickup Times” technology to all its restaurants that offer digital ordering. This technology allows the company to process more digital ord...
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Here’s Why Ford Is Investing In Argo AI

by Trefis Team
Recently Ford Motors  (NYSE:F)  announced that it will invest $ 1 billion over the next five years in Argo AI (a start-up founded by former Google and Uber leaders) which has expertise in robotics and artificial intelligence software. Ford believ...
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What To Watch For In Priceline’s Q4 2016 Earnings

by Trefis Team
Priceline is slated to release its Q4 2016 earnings on February 27th. For the first three quarters of last year, Priceline has grown steadily, overcoming macroeconomic challenges such as the weak foreign exchange rates relative to US dollars and ...
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Here’s How eBay Is Looking To Expand Into The Chinese Market

by Trefis Team
While its first attempt to make a mark in the Chinese e commerce market was not successful, eBay  (NASDAQ:EBAY) is now looking to re-enter the market by tapping into the changing trends in Chinese e-commerce. With an increasing number of Chinese ...
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CME’s Trading Volumes Down In January, Expected To Rise With Oil And Metal Volatility

by Trefis Team
CME Group  (NASDAQ:CME) started the year on a rather dull note, with its daily trading volumes at 16 million contracts in January.  The exchange’s trading volumes were down 12% in comparison to January 2016, though this was primarily becaus...
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Target Q4 Earnings Preview: Holiday Season Decline Likely To Drive Mixed Results

by Trefis Team
Target  (NYSE: TGT) is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter results on Tuesday, February 28. The company reported better than expected results in the third quarter, as both its revenues and earnings per share came in ahead of expectations. Ho...
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HPE Earnings: Revenue Decline Continues Amid Currency Headwinds And Challenging Business Environment

by Trefis Team
Hewlett-Packard  Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) announced its fiscal Q1 results on Thursday, February 23. The results were in line with our expectation, as the company’s revenues declined by 10% year-on-year (4% decline after adjusting for the effec...
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Vale’s Q4 2016 Earnings Review: Recovery In Commodity Prices Translates Into Improved Results

by Trefis Team
Vale reported a sharp year-over-year improvement in both revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter of 2016, as a result of the recovery in commodity prices in the last two months of the year. Vale, the world’s largest iron ore producer, re...
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Baidu Earnings: Core Revenues Stumble, iQiyi & Transaction Services Shave Off Profits

by Trefis Team
Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) announced its Q4 and full year earnings on February 23, reporting a 3% year-over-year fall in net revenues to RMB 18.2 billion. However, excluding the impact of the Qunar division which Baidu sold off last year, the company ob...
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Mexican Woes For Dr Pepper Snapple: Lower Profit Forecast

by Trefis Team
Latin America is an important region for Dr Pepper Snapple  (NYSE:DPS), with nearly 5% of its total sales coming from this segment. Mexico accounts for 90% of the company’s beverage sales in Latin America and given that the per capita consumption...
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Earnings Review: Home Depot Beats Guidance, Consensus Estimate To Wrap Up A Solid 2016

by Trefis Team
Have more questions on Home Depot? See the links below. The Year That Was: Home Depot Optimistic Revenue Growth Expectation Through 2021 Will See Home Depot’s Value Rise >10% Why Home Depot Is Doing Better Than Lowe’s I...
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What Are The Key Takeaways From Ctrip’s Q4 2016 Earnings Results?

by Trefis Team
In line with its strong performance in the first three quarters of 2016, Ctrip delivered a robust Q4 and ended 2016 on a high note. Ctrip is expanding its services, aggressively pursuing markets with growth opportunities, and catering to Chinese ...
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Key Takeaways From L Brands’ Q4 FY 2016 Earnings Results

by Trefis Team
L Brands, the parent company for Victoria’s Secret (VS) and Bath & Body Works (BBW), released its Q4 and full fiscal 2016 (fiscal year ends in January) results on February 22nd . The fourth quarter performance came in below the manageme...
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HPQ Earnings: Growth In PC Sales Boosts Revenues Despite Decline In Printer Division

by Trefis Team
Hewlett Packard  Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) announced its fiscal Q1 results on Wednesday, February 22.  The results were better than expected, buoyed by the Personal Systems division, which reported double-digit growth in revenues and improvement in both ma...
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Why Facebook Is Focusing On Live Sports

by Trefis Team
Reports suggest that Facebook’ s (NASDAQ:FB) is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week on its platform. Both Facebook and Twitter are looking at live sports as a key catalyst to drive user engagement, growth an...
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